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Every week, Asset-Backed Alert delivers the earliest word on money-making plays emerging from the evolving securitization business, including the worldwide markets for ABS, MBS and CLOs.

Selections from Recent Issues


Ford Throws Curveball Into Reg AB Filings

Ford’s disclosures under the SEC’s Regulation AB update are causing headaches for industry attorneys.

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Navient Buyback Craters Student-Loan Bonds

The values of bonds backed by government-guaranteed student loans plummeted this week.

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Chinese Auto-Loan Deals Enter Pipeline

Hyundai and Mercedes-Benz are planning their first securitization of auto loans written in China.

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Huntington National Scraps Auto-Loan Deal

Huntington National Bank appears to be rethinking its securitization strategy.

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Guggenheim Seeks Traction for CLO Unit

Guggenheim Securities’ collateralized loan obligation underwriting unit is working to overcome a recent lag in its business.

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US Law Firms Backing Away From China

A number of U.S. law firms with designs on opening securitization-focused practices in China have put those plans on hold, with a few calling off the...

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Greece Crisis Stalls Deals Across Europe

Europe’s structured-product pipeline is frozen.

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Natixis Pushing Against CDO Liquidation

Fearing that its investment in a troubled collateralized debt obligation could be wiped out, Natixis is protesting what it sees as an unnecessarily rushed...

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Qualcomm Betting on Securitized Products

Qualcomm is moving more money into asset- and mortgage-backed securities.

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New Fund Shop Targets Short-Term Debt

Former Citigroup asset-backed commercial paper banking head Randy Harrison plans to launch a series of funds that would invest in short-term debt...

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Interest-Rate Outlook Stalls New-Issue Flow

It suddenly is taking more time than usual to price new asset-backed bonds in the U.S.

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Prosper Moves to Block LoanDepot Program

Prosper Marketplace is trying to derail a new consumer-lending business at LoanDepot, placing the company’s securitization plans in jeopardy.

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